‘Eternals’ Cast Members Pull Out of Event After COVID-19 Exposure – The Hollywood Reporter
Eternals stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Lauren Ridloff withdrew final minute from Elle Journal‘s 2021 Girls In Hollywood gala occasion on Tuesday night time on account of potential publicity to somebody who has examined optimistic for COVID-19.
In her opening remarks that kicked off the occasion, Elle EIC Nina Garcia revealed that the actresses, who have been all set to be honored throughout the night, wouldn’t be attending as a precaution. “These superheroes are actually in tremendous isolation,” stated Garcia from the stage.
Jolie, Chan, Ridloff and Hayek, together with the remainder of the ensemble forged of Marvel’s Eternals have been in attendance on the movie’s world premiere on Monday night time that befell on the El Capitan theater in Los Angeles.
In a press release to The Hollywood Reporter, a Disney spokesperson stated, “Earlier as we speak we have been made conscious of a potential publicity to COVID-19, and whereas all of our expertise have examined unfavourable, out of an abundance of warning, we’re pivoting to digital appearances somewhat than in-person occasions.”
After being canceled final yr as a result of pandemic, Elle‘s Girls In Hollywood occasion was returning to an in-person gala. Held on the Dolby Household Terrace on the new Academy Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, this yr’s honorees embody Jolie, Chan, Ridloff and Hayek in addition to Halle Berry, Jodie Comer, Jennifer Hudson, Rita Moreno and Gal Gadot.
“These superheroes are actually in tremendous isolation,” Elle’s EIC Nina Garcia saying that @TheEternals forged members and #ELLEWIH honorees Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Lauren Ridloff have been uncovered to COVID-19 and now are unable to attend tonight out of abundance of warning pic.twitter.com/SRO1CjM7ur
— Chris Gardner (@chrissgardner) October 20, 2021